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Re: substitution on

by Taulmarill (Deacon)
on Aug 24, 2009 at 17:09 UTC ( #790868=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to substitution on

If you want to replace < with &lt; where it is not part of an HTML tag, a simple solution would be using negative look ahead in your regex like this:
s/<(?![^<]*>)/&lt;/g;
A better solution would be using some HTML parsing module from CPAN.


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